Social learning in environmental management: towards a sustainable future
--A new approach to environmental management, integrating university teaching, research, policy development, community development, and professional practice -- Intended as leading-edge text for students and practitioners in environmental management and education Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts, and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to assist environmental managers in building partnerships that can support learning and action on issues arising from human impacts on the life-support systems of our planet. Through social learning frameworks and case studies, this book addresses in detail the three areas of collaboration--of community, government and professional. The resulting guidelines and their practical applications provide key source material for undergraduate and postgraduate professional education in the fields of social and environmental sciences, political science, planning, geography, and urban studies and professionals in environmental management.
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Social Learning in Environmental Management: Towards a Sustainable Future
Rob Dyball,Meg Keen
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